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Arizona Game and Fish says it is very encouraged after completing its annual count of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel.
November 15, 2013
A new report from the Department of Health Services says 894 Arizona children died last year, and over a third of the deaths were preventable.
November 15, 2013
The Mesa Public Schools Governing Board is changing its long-standing practice of starting meetings with a prayer.
November 15, 2013
A pair of cold fronts moving through Arizona in the next few days could create hazardous driving conditions, according to the Department of Transportation.
November 15, 2013
The latest desegregation plan for the Tucson Unified School district is being rejected.
November 15, 2013
The jet black skies in remote sections of the Southwest are the perfect setting for astronomers. Besides the Palomar Observatory in San Diego and the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Ariz., there’s the McDonald Observatory in Texas, now marking its 75th anniversary.
November 15, 2013
MIDLAND, Texas — Dispatchers were in disbelief late Tuesday when they took 911 calls about a kangaroo ambling down a rural road.
November 15, 2013
Arizona Public Service didn’t get what it asked for from the Arizona Corporation Commission.
November 14, 2013
After 32 whooping cough cases were discovered at a high school in Albuquerque, officials began urging parents to get their teens a booster shot to stop the spread of the illness.
November 14, 2013
A prairie dog found in four Southwestern states will not be listed as endangered or threatened.
November 14, 2013
Pinal County sheriff’s deputies have arrested 13 people in what Sheriff Paul Babeu said was a human and drug smuggling operation. Babeu said a deputy on patrol became suspicious when two cars with one or two people in them exited Interstate 8, then reentered the freeway with passengers.
November 14, 2013
The Arizona Department of Transportation is getting its snowplow drivers ready for the coming winter season.
November 14, 2013
Foreclosure filings in Arizona were down year-to-year, for the 23rd consecutive month, in October. Statistics released on Thursday by the home data provider RealtyTrac showed a decline of more than 60 percent from September and nearly 55 percent from Oct. 2012.
November 14, 2013
An effort by Arizona Public Service to require new solar customers to help pay the cost of maintaining the electrical grid is leading to some heated testimony before the state Corporation Commission. APS said it is only fair solar users share in net metering, rather than passing the costs to non-solar customers.
November 14, 2013
Lockheed Martin is leaving Goodyear and taking about 600 jobs with it. The defense company is scheduled to close its Valley plant by mid 2015.
November 14, 2013
Arizona Sen. John McCain is co-sponsoring legislation to address Border Patrol overtime issues, reforms which could save taxpayers $1 billion over the next decade, according to the Cronkite News Service.
November 14, 2013
The Arizona Parks Department is teaming with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to create job opportunities for homeless vets.
November 14, 2013
A mine at Shafter, Texas, has shut down leaving only non-essential employees working to maintain the mine until a hoped-for reopening. This is hampering budget planning in one of the border's poorest counties.
November 14, 2013
A bill that would swap land sacred to an Arizona tribe to create the largest copper mine in the country has hit another setback. A vote was expected Wednesday afternoon but the bill was pulled off the floor.
November 13, 2013
Demolition of the building that housed the first Spanish-language television station in the United States is moving forward. A judge in San Antonio dissolved a restraining order that had been protecting the building.
November 13, 2013

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